At Uber, a New C.E.O. Shifts Gears
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Where to Buy Amazing Tea Online
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Twitter
RT : I love how Trump is more honest about the con than the Trump media
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RT : ME, A WEEK AGO: This line on The Good Fight seems a little out-of-nowhere and over-the-top
THE ACTUAL NEWS, TODAY:
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Frank Miller: 'I wasn't thinking clearly when I said those things'
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RT : Let me tell you what your father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, meant.
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RT : The n-word is considered the most offensive word in the English language. “Straight white male” is ... not.
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RT : She didn’t embarrass him. She stuck up for herself and he felt embarrassed. It’s on him.
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RT : “Spurned advances” don’t “provoke” anything. I alone am responsible for the shitty love songs I wrote in college. R…
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RT : Omfg they're going to ban doors before they ban assault rifles
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RT : ICE arrested a dreamer, revoked his DACA status, placed him in detention, and attempted to deport him, claiming he…
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Rebecca Solnit: The Coup Has Already Happened
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RT : This is so tragic.

But what is even more tragic is that within hours, redditors will say this girl is the shooter…
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RT : At least 8 students have been shot and killed at Santa Fe High School.

Prepare to watch the NRA boast about gettin…
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RT : Get ready for two weeks of media coverage of politicians acting like they give a shit when in reality they just wan…
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Donald Glover Can’t Save You
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The Trouble with Elon Musk and Grimes
The musician Grimes and the Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk appeared together at the 2018 Met Gala. Photograph by Frazer Harrison / FilmMagic / Getty At…
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RT : Coming soon from the NYT opinion page.
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Help! It’s Annoying When My Hypersensitive LGBTQ Friends Make Fun of My “Vanilla” Sex Life.
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RT : 2-3 years ago, I made a Twitter wish for more extreme and unlikely celebrity couples. At this juncture, I would lik…
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I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye
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Kanye West Has Long Been Primed For Radicalization
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'Infinity War' and the Point of Comic-Book Deaths
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Can Dirt Save the Earth?
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How Michelle Wolf Blasted Open the Fictions of Journalism in the Age of Trump
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RT : Honestly I thought Kanye had picked the worst hill to die on this week. WTF clownery is this?
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RT : And while we all debate whether hurts SHS feelings by complimenting her eye makeup, the DOJ remove…
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RT : The media would love for you to focus on a joke that quickly references Sarah Huckabee’s perfectly-applied eyeshado…
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RT : The problem isn't that there aren't enough resources. The problem is that resources aren't distributed evenly acros…
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RT : “Are there Hispanics in the room,” Trump at his rally last night before he tears into the .
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RT : i see the “you’re only allowed to criticize complicity in white supremacy and generalized bigotry if you’re polite…
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RT : Why are you guys making this about Sarah’s looks? I said she burns facts and uses the ash to create a *perfect* smo…
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RT : We should greet people coming out of Infinity War screenings by wrapping them in those foil blankets they drape aro…
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RT : 🔥 Tip: I've avoided *thousands* of bugs with this crazy coding trick that seems to work in every language: GO TO BE…
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RT : always a great judge of character
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Rebecca Solnit: Whose Story (and Country) Is This?
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RT : The blog-era term "nutpicking", which refers to cherry-picking the worst or nuttiest comments to disparage a larger…
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Ty Segall On Freedom’s Goblin, The Whole “Prolific” Thing, & The Hip-Hop Album He Hopes To Make
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RT : “Sleepy eyes” is an anti Semitic term that was and is stilled used by neo- nazis groups relating to “how to spot a…
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How American Racism Influenced Hitler
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Scientists accidentally produce an enzyme that devours plastic
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